Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles

Publication Year: 2020

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Baranoski, Sharon; Ayello, Elizabeth A.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-1-97-512888-3

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Looking for an up-to-date, how-to, evidence-based wound care reference? The newly revised Wound Care Essentials, 5th Edition is the comprehensive seminal resource, offering the latest evidence, guidelines and information to assist the interprofessional skin and wound care team translate knowledge into practice.

A crucial guide for all skin and wound care professionals, this essential resource provides authoritative science and practical instruction on wound care best practices.

This must-have guide offers the latest, skin and wound care research-backed insights on prevention and management strategies…

  • Three New Chapters—Skin, Challenging Skin Conditions and Lymphedema 
  • More chapter contributions from global wound care opinion leaders
  • More (now 50helpful color photos in the wound gallery 
  • Comprehensive end-of-book certification practice exam, including new review questions
  • Chapter features that include: 
    • All chapters have been updated with the latest available research and educational enablers
    • Visual aids, mnemonics, tables boxes, diagrams. and charts to highlight key concepts
    • Practice Point Boxes – quick summaries of knowledge for best practices that assist in retaining knowledge
    • Show What You Know – review questions at the end of each chapter and answers with explanations at the end of the book
    • Patient Scenario – case studies that illustrate clinical data and discuss application of information
  • Skin and Wound Care Concepts—every chapter has been updated with the most current international guidelines especially for pressure injuries and skin tears
  • Essential content for training staff at wound centers and in every healthcare practice setting – ideal for updating skin and wound care policies and procedures

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Baranoski, Sharon; Ayello, Elizabeth A.
ISBN: 978-1-97-512888-3
Specialty:
Medical/Surgical Nursing
Pathophysiology
Skills & Procedures
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 632
Illustrations: 347
Year: 2020
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